The resonance of a quantum-dot strongly coupled to a photonic-crystal cavity is electrically controlled. This effect is employed to demonstrate an electro-optic modulator operating at 1fJ/bit control energy and speed of 150MHz.
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(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(250.4110) Optoelectronics : Modulators
A. Majumdar, A. Faraon, N. Manquest, H. Kim, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, "Electro-Optic Modulation with a Single Quantum Dot Strongly Coupled to a Nanocavity," in Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics and Photonics in Switching, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper PWE3.
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